Earth Friendly Products® Named Top Workplace in Orange County

Leading Green Cleaning Products Manufacturer Recognized As One of the “Best of the Best”

Cypress, CA (December 7, 2018) – Earth Friendly Products®, the maker of ECOS® environmentally friendly cleaning products, has been named a Top Workplace by the Orange County Register. This prestigious award recognizes over 100 companies in Orange County, California, that have created a positive working environment for their employees. The awards were presented on December 6th at the City National Grove of Anaheim.

Employees from Earth Friendly Products’ Cypress headquarters participated in a survey that evaluated key company attributes such as leadership, values, benefits, training, compensation, and overall workplace culture.

“We are humbled and honored to be recognized as a top workplace,” says Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, president and CEO of Earth Friendly Products®. “This award really belongs to our dedicated employees who contribute to the culture of support and sustainability we’ve created,” continues Vlahakis-Hanks.

A family-owned and operated company for over 50 years, Earth Friendly Products® is a pioneer in the green cleaning products industry. The company is the first to achieve the “trifecta” of sustainable manufacturing—carbon neutrality, water neutrality, and Platinum Zero Waste certification—and it uses 100% renewable energy to make its plant-powered cleaners at its facilities in California, Washington, Illinois, and New Jersey.

Part of the company’s sustainability program is its commitment to “high-road employer” practices, paying its employees a minimum wage of $17 an hour, well above state and federal levels, and providing employees with family-friendly benefits such as health insurance, family leave, sick time, and onsite wellness programs.

Earth Friendly Products® also offers its employees a unique financial incentive program for making “green” lifestyle choices such as purchasing a low-emissions vehicle, installing home solar panels, and relocating closer to work.


Family owned and operated since 1967, Earth Friendly Products® is the maker of ECOS® Laundry Detergent and over 200 other environmentally friendly products that are safer for people, pets and the planet. Made with plant-powered ingredients, ECOS® cleaners are thoughtfully sourced, pH balanced, readily biodegradable formula, easily recyclable, and never tested on animals. Over 100 ECOS® products have received the coveted U.S. EPA Safer Choice certification, which means that every ingredient is the safest in its class and that formulations are effective and demonstrate sustainability without sacrificing quality or performance. ECOS®, Baby ECOS®, ECOS® for Pets! and ECOS® Pro cleaners are available at major club and grocery retailers and natural foods stores throughout the U.S., in over 60 countries and at,, and other online retailers.